RHYDLEWIS, Carmarthenshire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Buyers seeking something special in tranquil surroundings must consider this property! An incredibly charming and secluded detached country cottage with fabulous large gardens, paddock and woodland with picturesque riverside boundary, amounting to approximately 2 acres of thereabouts. The beautiful original cottage with its thick stone walls, exposed beams and delightful unique features has 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, adjoining is a cedarwood single storey extension with spacious farmhouse style kitchen, all enjoying direct views down a mature wooded valley and across the extensive gardens, it is utterly bliss! Nature lovers will enjoy the riverside frontage and natural springs which are a haven for wildlife and the gentle sound of running water is very therapeutic. Within the grounds are numerous garden areas, vegetable raised beds, greenhouses, and specimens such as acer trees, azaleas and rhododendrons. There are 2 car ports and ample space for off road parking several vehicles, a workshop and useful well constructed storage sheds. This is a wonderful property which wouldn't be out of place on escape to the country and should appeal to those interested in gardening and nature who want to live in privacy away from it all. EER - F25


The property is located in a quiet and picturesque location, in an area with very little passers by, found just outside the village of Rhydlewis. The village has a basic conveniences with car garage, village hall, a butchers, children's play ground and church. The nearest towns are found almost equal distances away at Newcastle Emlyn & Cardigan, both approx a 15-20 min drive and provide a good range of shopping, leisure, educational and health facilities. The wonderful Ceredigion coastline is well known for its spectacular scenery, beaches, walks and is approximately a 10 minute drive away.


Enter via solid wood front door with bespoke locking system opening into:


Part tiled floor with cut out for show mat, double glazed french doors to:

Living Room

22'10 x 13'6 (6.96m x 4.11m)

Impressive focal point multi-fuel stove with canopy hood set on a stone hearth, exposed beam ceiling, bespoke wooden stairs to first floor, decorative stained glass window to rear, double glazed sash windows to front, tiled flooring, opening to:


8'4 x 7'11 (2.54m x 2.41m)

Double glazed window to rear, built-in storage and hanging cupboards, opening continues through to:

Inner Hallway

Wooden flooring, built-in storage cupboard, built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, latched wooden doors open to:

Kitchen / Diner

20'8 x 13'6 (6.30m x 4.11m)

Dining Area

'L' shaped with dining area comprising of a large double glazed window to front overlooking the wonderful gardens and river, external wooden stable door, vaulted ceiling with spotlights and beams, multi-fuel stove set on a slate hearth.

Kitchen Area

Comprising of a range of bespoke wooden fitted storage cupboards with work tops over, some with beautiful stained glass detailing, NEF eye level double oven, NEF 4 ring electric induction hob with extractor hood over, Franke 1 bowl single drainer sink, space for under counter white goods, part tiled walls, concealed under unit lighting, double glazed window to rear, double glazed windows to side.

Bedroom One

13'7 x 10'2 (4.14m x 3.10m)

Large double glazed window to front enjoying the beautiful garden views, wooden flooring, semi vaulted ceiling with spotlights and exposed beam.


10'1 x 4'11 (3.07m x 1.50m)

Suite comprising of bath with mixer tap, wash hand basin set in vanity storage unit, heated towel radiator, WC, bidet, part tiled walls, ceiling spotlights, 2 frosted double glazed windows to rear and under floor heating.

First Floor Landing

Double glazed window to side, fitted shelving and cupboards, latched wooden doors open to:

Bedroom Two

10'3 x 10' (3.12m x 3.05m)

Double glazed sash window to front enjoying superb views, built-in wardrobe and storage cupboards, electric heater.

Bedroom Three

11'5 x 9'4 (3.48m x 2.84m)

Double glazed sash window to front enjoying superb views, built-in wardrobes and storage cupboard.

Shower Room

Suite comprising of shower enclosure with Mira shower unit, wash handbasin and WC set in vanity storage unit, part tiled walls, heated towel radiator.

Storage Area

21'10 x 12'1 (6.65m x 3.68m)

Adjoining the cottage is a pitched overhang and storage area with excellent dry storage cover with an:

Integrated Building


Laundry Room

8'2 x 5'10 (2.49m x 1.78m)

Sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, power and lighting connected, double glazed window, tiled floor.

Freezer Room

8'7 x 3'11 (2.62m x 1.19m)

Tiled floor, power and lighting connected.


To the side of the cottage is a hard standing driveway with slate chippings providing off road parking space which continues on to CAR PORT 1 - 15'10 x 10'1 with a concrete base and a pitched box profile roof. Integrated to this is a STORAGE SHED - 16'9 x 10'7 with power and lighting and double external doors with a concrete floor. Beyond is a further hard standing parking area with turning space giving access to CAR PORT 2 - 16'4 x 10'3 , a LOG STORAGE AREA & WORKSHOP - 30' x 9'11 with two main working areas, power, lighting, windows and electric heating. Adjoining this is a good sized STORAGE AREA. A pathway leads to a rear vegetable garden with raised beds and a GREENHOUSE with gravelled pathways, compost bays and further LOG STORAGE. There is a large water holding tank fed by roof rainwater to service the fruit trees & vegetable garden. Access leads down to the main cottage lawn which runs from the property all the way down to a fenced boundary and boasts a supreme display of mature colourful plants and shrubs along both borders with specimen plants, dry stone walling, climbing honeysuckles, wisteria and colourful roses. Directly to the front of the cottage is a landscaped seating area with slate chippings and a SUN CANOPY. Garden areas continue to the far side with more pathways leading through further beds with established planting leading down to a beautiful riverside boundary where there is a LARGE GREENHOUSE, further raised beds and the private drainage system. Within the gardens there are lovely features such as a beautifully crafted wooden arched bridge, winding pathways and seating areas which really must be seen to be fully appreciate just how marvellous and impressive these gardens are.

Beyond the garden is a FENCED PADDOCK with grazing and a wooden constructed pathway which connects to the opposite side of the paddock and leads onto the woodland. Within the paddock there are TIMBER ANIMAL HOUSES and runs, mature trees, ideal for keeping a small number animals such as goats and chickens.

Woodland Area

This is the furthest piece of ground adjoining the property and consists of a variety of specimen trees with riverside frontage, 2 natural springs and is an incredibly quiet, tranquil and private with excellent potential for a small private retreat or area to sit and enjoy the natural sounds.

Please Note

Part of the property comprises a cedar wood extension. Buyers needing a mortgage against the property should make enquiries with their mortgage provider to check a mortgage can be obtained before viewing.

Street View

Please be aware the property shown on Google street view is from many years ago and before the extensive refurbishment works were completed.


We are advised mains water, electricity are connected, private drainage. Heating is a combination of electric and wood burners. Private well water is available.

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